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September 20, 1999 | SHARI ROAN
Americans usually embrace new medical technology with a fervor. However, one particularly brilliant and lifesaving technology presents a rare exception. Organ transplantation has been hampered by deeply entrenched public attitudes and practices surrounding organ donation. Despite continued scientific progress and good success rates, a dozen or so people die each day in the United States because of the lack of available organs.
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HEALTH
September 20, 1999 | SHARI ROAN
Americans usually embrace new medical technology with a fervor. However, one particularly brilliant and lifesaving technology presents a rare exception. Organ transplantation has been hampered by deeply entrenched public attitudes and practices surrounding organ donation. Despite continued scientific progress and good success rates, a dozen or so people die each day in the United States because of the lack of available organs.
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BUSINESS
September 28, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
A survey of Internet access found that 3.7% of American adults are on-line and that most are men who make between $25,000 and $75,000 a year. The survey, commissioned by Internet publishers O'Reilly & Associates and Trish Information Services, found that 5.8 million Americans have direct access to the global computer network. A further 3.9 million subscribe to commercial on-line services.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
America Online to Buy Internet Access Provider: The company said it agreed to acquire Global Network Navigator, one of the most-visited sites on the World Wide Web, for $11 million from O'Reilly & Associates Inc. of Berkeley. It also said it has acquired the WebCrawler, a popular and easy-to-use Internet search tool developed by a graduate student at the University of Washington who had been distributing the software free over the Internet.
BUSINESS
February 18, 2003 | From Reuters
Internet search company Google Inc. has agreed to acquire Pyra Labs, the handful of Web developers who helped jump-start the personal publishing phenomenon known as blogging, Pyra's founder said. Word of the deal spread after Pyra Labs Chief Executive Evan Williams confirmed on his personal Weblog that his team of six developers would be joining Google.
TRAVEL
April 9, 1995 | LAURA BLY
Here's a sampling of some of the more intriguing travel-related newsgroups on the Internet: alt.appalachian Regional awareness, events and culture--from bluegrass festivals to poems about springtime in West Virginia. alt.culture.alaska One of several alt.culture newsgroups of interest to travelers. Other examples include alt.cul ture.oregon, alt.culture. us.southwest and alt.cul ture.beaches, a new newsgroup devoted to beaches worldwide. alt.vacation.
BUSINESS
December 6, 1993 | From Associated Press
Two companies today plan to announce new software that allows personal computer users to connect directly to the Internet, the world's largest public computer network. Originally funded by the National Science Foundation to connect universities and government agencies, the Internet is now used by an estimated 20 million people. Many go through commercial on-line computer services such as Compuserve, America Online and other "gateway" providers.
BUSINESS
April 14, 2009 | Karen E. Klein
Dear Karen: I'm contemplating an Internet business. Should I first trademark my logo? Answer: Move concerns about your logo way down your business start-up list. Too many individuals shell out money upfront on things like design before they've worked out their business plan or determined whether entrepreneurship is right for them. Take a step back and figure out what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur, said Phil Holland, a serial entrepreneur and founder of My Own Business Inc.
BUSINESS
March 31, 1995 | MICHELLE V. RAFTER, REUTERS
The World Wide Web is the simplest way to read information stored on the Internet. Finding what you're looking for is a different story. Unless you have an address in hand, rummaging around the Web for a document is as exasperating as visiting a library that doesn't catalogue its books. Thankfully, the Web has a healthy supply of searching tools to get you where you want to go. It also has a generous helping of lists chronicling what's hot, hip, outrageous and fun.
BUSINESS
November 8, 1995 | DANIEL AKST
Who uses the Internet? How many Americans use on-line services such as America Online or CompuServe? These questions are interesting for a variety of reasons. Businesses, of course, want to know whether they can use the new medium of cyberspace to reach people who might want to buy their products. But the questions also matter if you're interested in how people get and exchange information, who will pay for it, and what our culture will be like in the not-so-distant future.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1996 | JUBE SHIVER Jr. and JULIE PITTA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a sign the federal government may be renewing its long-standing probe of Microsoft Corp., the software giant disclosed Thursday that the Justice Department has asked it for information on how it sells products for the red-hot Internet software market. Industry experts speculated that the Justice Department is seeking to determine whether Redmond, Wash.
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